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  • GARCH models in Risk Management. MEASURING VOLATILITY 

    Giannopoulos, Kostas (Butterworth Heinemann, 2000-02)
    Abstract The objective of this chapter is to examine the ARCH family of volatility models and its use in risk analysis and measurement. An overview of unconditional and conditional volatility models is provided. The former ...

  • General Principles on Environmental Policy in Industrial Units 

    Kopsidas, Odysseas (2018-01)
    Within the environmental policy framework, one could distinguish two categories, both of which aim at the protection of the environment. The first category is based on the concept of reducing the use of non-renewable ...

  • Generalising about univariate forecasting methods: further empirical evidence 

    Fildes, Robert; Hibon, Michele; Makridakis, Spyros; Meade, Nigel (Elsevier, 1998)
    This paper extends the empirical evidence on the forecasting accuracy of extrapolative methods. The robustness of the major conclusions of the M-Competition data is examined in the context of the telecommunications data ...

  • Globalization and profits in the Balkans 

    Athanasopoulos, Constantinos GE. (Κέντρο Επιμόρφωσης Μελετών Έρευνας και Ανάπτυξης, 2006)
    Greek private direct investments in Balkan countries carry a special weight because, on the one hand, the country of origin of the capital invested is a member of the European Union and, on the other, it is a neigh boring ...

  • Globalization and the instability of global financial markets 

    Sklias, Pantelis; Maris, Georgios (Rowman & Littlefield, 2013-07)
    The financial and economic crisis that began in 2007 is a clear example of how is globalisation connected to the instability of global financial markets. Our target is not to analyze the immediate and direct contributing ...

  • Greek Diplomacy towards Fascist Italy, 1922-1940 

    Klapsis, Antonis (2013)
    Greek foreign policy during the Interwar period was heavily affected by the legacy of the Asia Minor Disaster. After the signing of the Peace Treaty of Lausanne (24 July 1923), Greece’s strategic aims focused on ...

  • Greek economic crisis management program and its impact on public employees' earnings: a case series and literature review 

    Spinthiropoulos, Konstantinos; Tsiatsiou, Efthymia; Garefalakis, Alexandros; Stavropoulou, A.; Chaitidis, G. (Czestochowa University of Technology, 2021-12)
    The economic crisis forced the Greek Government to implement a series of controversial fiscal consolidation policies, also known as Memoranda of Economic and Financial Policy (a.k.a. Memoranda), resulting in internal ...

  • Greek Hidden Champions: Lessons from Small, Littleknown Firms in Greece 

    Voudouris, Irini; Lioukas, Spyros; Makridakis, Spyros; Spanos, Yiannis (Pergamon, 2000-12)
    The purpose of the research described in this paper is to first identify successful Greek SMEs that can be qualified as ‘hidden champions’ and second to uncover the factors that have contributed to their success. These ...

  • The Greek hotel sector: an analysis of job satisfaction, role conflict and autonomy of Greek employees 

    Papademetriou, Christos; Belias, Dimitrios; Rossidis, Ioannis; Lambrinoudis, Nikolaos (Routledge. Taylor & Francis Group, 2021-09-07)
    The present study examined job satisfaction within the hotel industries from the perspective of ambiguity, role conflict and job autonomy, as well as their interactions. Structurally, the analysis begins with the presentation ...

  • Greek Private Investment in the Balkans 

    Athanasopoulos, Constantinos GE. (Κέντρο Επιμόρφωσης Μελετών Έρευνας και Ανάπτυξης, 2006)
    Greek private direct investments in Balkan countries carry a special weight because, on the one hand, the country of origin of the capital invested is a member of the European Union and, on the other, it is a neighboring ...

  • Greek sovereign crisis and European exchange rates: effects of news releases and their providers 

    Gkillas, Konstantinos; Vortelinos, Dimitrios I.; Floros, Christos; Garefalakis, Alexandros; Sariannidis, Nikolaos (Springer Verlag, 2020-11)
    In this paper, we study the contribution of the geographical (both the regional and international) aspect of news releases, related to the Greek sovereign debt crisis. We investigate the impact of the Greek debt crisis via ...

  • Here to Stay”? Golden Dawn, From the Political Margin to the Political Foreground 

    Klapsis, Antonis (2014)
    “When we won 5.3% in the Municipality of Athens [in 2010], they said it was circumstantial. We told them that we are here to stay. And from Athens we will spread to all of Greece. When on May 6 [2012] we won 6.9 per ...

  • ‘Horses for Courses’ in demand forecasting 

    Petropoulos, Fotios; Makridakis, Spyros; Assimakopoulos, Vassilis (Elsevier, 2014-02-22)
    Forecasting as a scientific discipline has progressed a lot in the last 40 years, with Nobel prizes being awarded for seminal work in the field, most notably to Engle, Granger and Kahneman. Despite these advances, even ...

  • How Accurate and Reliable (Certain) Are Medical Predictions? 

    Makridakis, Spyros (2015)
    Unpredictability and uncertainty reigns over most of medicine. Should women be screened for mammography and men for prostate cancer? The answer is not obvious as a growing number of researchers and doctors assert that the ...

  • How Rewarding is Technical Analysis? Evidence from Athens Stock Exchange 

    Vasiliou, Dimitrios; Eriotis, Nikolaos; Papathanasiou, Spyros (Springer, 2006)
    The purpose of this paper is to investigate the performance of various technical trading rules in the Athens Stock Market. We test two of the simplest and most popular trading rules- Moving Averages and MACD Indicator. We ...

  • Hypertension: empirical evidence and implications in 2014 

    Makridakis, Spyros; DiNicolantonio, James J. (Open Heart, 2014-05-28)
    High blood pressure (HBP) or hypertension (HTN) is one of the leading causes of cardiovascular (CV) morbidity and mortality throughout the world. Despite this fact, there is widespread agreement that the treatment of HBP, ...

  • If we cannot forecast how can we plan? 

    Makridakis, Spyros (Elsevier, 1981)
    The purpose of this article is to deal directly and explicitly with the issues and problems currently facing forecasting, planning and strategy and to discuss how the challenges of the 1980s can be realistically and ...

  • Image Encryption Using the Recursive Attributes of the eXclusive-OR Filter on Cellular Automata 

    Chatzichristofis, Savvas A.; Marques, Oge; Mathias, Lux; Boutalis, Yiannis (Springer-Verlag, 2012)
    A novel visual multimedia content encryption method based on cellular automata (CA) is presented in this paper. The proposed algorithm is based on an attribute of the eXclusive-OR (XOR) logic gate, according to which, ...

  • The Impact of Empirical Accuracy Studies On Time Series Analysis and Forecasting 

    Fildes, Robert; Makridakis, Spyros (International Statistical Institute (ISI), 1995-12)
    This paper examines a major area of statistics: the application of time series analysis to forecasting, particularly as it applies to the areas of business and economics. This area is unusual in the social sciences in that ...

  • The impact of interpersonal trust and power on the attributes of knowledge acquisition: What is their predictive power? 

    Politis, John D. (MCIL Publishing, Oxford University, 2003-09)
    Little is known on the combined effect of interpersonal trust and power factors on the traits and skills of knowledge acquisition. A survey of 140 first line managers was conducted to investigate the relationship between ...